Should we trust .NET? (was Re: PHP vs. Python/comp.lang.php?)

Oleg Broytmann phd at
Wed Nov 28 16:38:25 CET 2001

On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 09:30:34AM -0600, DeepBlue wrote:
> > Look at Visual C++. Portability? Compatability? Ha.
> >
> > Look what they did to Java, HTTP, HTML, and JavaScript.
> >
> What did they do to Java, HTTP, HTML, and JavaScript?

   Screwed it in all incompatible ways.

> > Microsoft is in the business of making money, not software.
> >
> Is Sun and Netscape any different?

   No. That's why they are dangerous. But thank goodness, they do not have
enough power, at least now. And M$ alread has more than enough.

     Oleg Broytmann              phd at
           Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.

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